Tag Archive: half marathon

How to Run Downhill

[Download] Marathon Training Blueprint Are you ready to become a downhill running pro?    In this episode, coach Lufeng Zou  from our Spark Healthy Runner coaching team will reveal expert techniques and tips to help you master the art of running downhill!   This training ​​will be the ultimate guide to mastering the exhilarating technique… View Article...

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Run Walk Run with Jeff Galloway

Before Jeff Galloway became a world class coach, and Official Training Consultant for runDisney, he was a world class distance runner, who represented the US in the Munich Olympics, The World Cross Country Championships, and many international events—teaming up with Olympic Gold Medalist Frank Shorter, Steve Prefontaine, Bill Rodgers, and his college roommate and Boston… View Article...

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3 Running Secrets I Wish I Knew Earlier

[Download] How to Start Running Blueprint   If I started running today, I’d do this!  In this episode, I share my key 3 running tips I wish someone told me earlier in my running journey.   Whether you’re a beginner runner or an experienced runner, mastering these 3 foundational principles will unlock faster and healthier… View Article...

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Running Terminology 101

  [Download] How to Start Running Blueprint   Want to know what all that running lingo means?  If you have ever wanted to know what cadence, zones, quality run, BQ + buffer, net downhill, or 6-star finisher were then this is the episode for you!   In this episode, my friend Carolyn Coffin who is… View Article...

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How to Improve Your Single Leg Stability for Running

Get ready to experience better stability which means better running for your next training goal!   Dr. Emily Splichal is a podiatrist, human movement specialist, and the mind behind one of our valued partners here at Healthy Runner, Naboso!  Learn how to improve your single leg stability for running with her new product the kinesis… View Article...

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Injury and Nutrition Guidance Sparks Rachel’s First Marathon Success!

  Have you been struggling with nagging injuries such as knee pain or plantar fasciitis and you thought you would never run pain free again?  Do you feel so lethargic and tired because you are not getting in the proper amount of nutrition to fuel all your exercise and running?     Those were the things… View Article...

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Run Disney Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge

I did it! Run Disney Dopey Challenge…48.6 Miles of fun and a strong marathon finish!  I came, I saw, and I conquered the Dopey Challenge in Disney!  I still am in shock of what an amazingly magical experience this was!  If you would have told me that I would run 48.6 miles in 4 days… View Article...

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7 Foam Roller Exercises for Runner Recovery

Want to know what you should be doing after your runs to optimize recovery?    Have you ever felt like your muscles are tight, legs are heavy, or you have a knot that just needs to be released?   Foam rolling can help increase blood flow, stimulate your nervous system, and allow you to release… View Article...

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Marathon Training Mistakes to Avoid

  [Download] How to Grow as a Runner 6-Step Framework   Are you about to embark on marathon training?  This could be your first marathon, or you could be an experienced marathoner but you are still looking for ways to either crush a PR by running faster or actually complete the marathon training cycle without… View Article...

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Unlocking My Fastest Half Marathon Time in 7 years

  In this blog, I share my journey to unlocking my fastest half marathon time in 7 years. I’ll take you through the training process, nutrition, and mindset that helped me achieve this goal.    Firstly, I started by creating a training plan that was tailored to my current fitness level while gradually increasing the… View Article...

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